Marcus Nispel is a German film director and producer. He got his start working in the music video industry directing vidoes for artists such as Janet Jackson, Amy Grant and Faith No More. His first work in the horror industry was directing the 2003 remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Though the film received mixed reviews, it prompted interest in other studios to begin producing remakes of other classic horror vehicles such as Black Christmas, The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left and Halloween. His next film was the 2004 television movie Frankenstein, based on the novel by Dean Koontz. Frankenstein was intended as a pilot movie for a proposed television series, but it did not prove successful enough. In 2009, Nispel directed the remake of Friday the 13th which received lukewarm reviews by critics.
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